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Articles Tagged with ''Agriculture Department''

Hereford cow

Commodity program dispute stalls farm bill

With the new farm bill likely stalled until after the November mid-term elections, one of the biggest disputes still to be ironed out is a provision in the House farm bill that would end commodity program payments for acreage on which farmers haven’t been growing program crops.
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Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan.

Roberts: Farm bill will protect all regions

Senate Agriculture Chairman Pat Roberts forcefully rejected proposed farm bill reforms that would make the Agriculture Risk Coverage program more attractive and increase payments to farmers in the upper Midwest at the expense of producers in other regions.
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